The Philippine National Police (PNP) today assured that utmost transparency in procedures will be followed to ensure that only the most qualified will be considered for career advancement in the organization.
This was the declaration of PNP Chief, Police General Guillermo Eleazar as review and processing of applications are already being undertaken by the different promotion boards. He likewise expressed gratefulness to the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) for the authority to fill-up 33,490 promotional vacancies in the organization.
“The Intensified Cleanliness Policy enhances morale and welfare in the organization by leveling the playing field for career advancement opportunities to qualified personnel,” Eleazar said.
“Just like in the recruitment process, we also want to eliminate possible dysfunctions in the promotion system resulting from undue influence, favoritism, fraud, and corruption,” he said. “If it should become necessary, we will expand the use of the QR Code System in the promotion procedures,” he added.
Upon his instructions, the PNP Directorate for Personnel and Records Management (DPRM) has constituted the different promotion boards that are currently reviewing and processing the applications for promotion of PNP personnel to fill-up 33,490 promotional vacancies for the ranks of Police Corporal (PCpl.) to Police Lieutenant Colonel (PLt. Col.) under the CY 2020 Second Level Ranks Promotional Quota.
The National Police Commission enbanc earlier passed Resolution No. 2021-0415, granting the Chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) the authority to fill-up promotional vacancies in the second level ranks, consisting of 32,334 regular promotion and 1,156 projected special/meritorious promotion.
Eleazar, who is also Ex-Officio member of NAPOLCOM, said for the regular promotional quota, the PNP has been authorized to fill up 1,000 promotional slots for Police Lieutenant Colonel (PLt. Col.); 1,670 for Police Major (PMaj.); 320 for Police Captain (PCpt.); 433 for Police Lieutenant (PLt.); 2,584 for Police Executive Master Sergeant (PEMS); 3,149 for Police Chief Master Sergeant (PCMS); 4,025 for Police Senior Master Sergeant (PSMS); 4,346 for Police Master Sergeant (PMSgt.); 5,158 for Police Staff Sergeant (PSSgt,); and 9,649 for Police Corporal (PCpl.).
The same NAPOLCOM Resolution also authorizes 1,156 special/meritorious promotions distributed by rank, as follows: 22 for PMaj.; 34 for PCpt.; 16 for PLt.;116 for PEMS; 213 for PCMS; 122 for PSMS; 255 for PMSgt.; 132 for PSSgt.; and 246 for PCpl., Eleazar explained.